The best times to visit Matsusaka for ideal weather are

April 16th to June 24th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Matsusaka Travel Info

Weather in Matsusaka


Average temperatures in Matsusaka vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 26th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Matsusaka, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 90.8°F (32.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.3°F (25.2°C) at night.

Matsusaka Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Matsusaka Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Matsusaka Perceived Temperature (F)


Matsusaka Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Matsusaka Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 48.7 41.8 35
Feb 50.1 43 36
Mar 56.3 48.3 40.1
Apr 65 57.1 48.8
May 73.9 66.3 58.8
Jun 79.3 73.1 67.3
Jul 86.9 80.6 75
Aug 88.8 82.4 76.6
Sep 82.7 76 69.8
Oct 73.2 66.2 59.4
Nov 62.5 55.5 48.4
Dec 53.3 46.2 39.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 9.3 5.4 1.7
Feb 10.1 6.1 2.2
Mar 13.5 9.1 4.5
Apr 18.3 13.9 9.3
May 23.3 19.1 14.9
Jun 26.3 22.8 19.6
Jul 30.5 27 23.9
Aug 31.6 28 24.8
Sep 28.2 24.4 21
Oct 22.9 19 15.2
Nov 16.9 13.1 9.1
Dec 11.8 7.9 4.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Matsusaka are January, December, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.

When can you find snow in Matsusaka? Weather stations report a very small amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Matsusaka is often around around January 29th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Matsusaka.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Matsusaka (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 13% 0.4 2
Feb 21% 0.4 2.8
Mar 25% 0 4.1
Apr 27% 0 5.3
May 24% 0 5.8
Jun 31% 0 8.7
Jul 30% 0 7.1
Aug 26% 0 5.7
Sep 29% 0 9.4
Oct 23% 0 7.2
Nov 21% 0 3.4
Dec 15% 0 2.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 13 1 5.1
Feb 21 1 7.1
Mar 25 0 10.4
Apr 27 0 13.5
May 24 0 14.7
Jun 31 0 22.1
Jul 30 0 18
Aug 26 0 14.5
Sep 29 0 23.9
Oct 23 0 18.3
Nov 21 0 8.6
Dec 15 0 5.8


Humidity and Wind

Matsusaka has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (51.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (70.2%).

Wind in Matsusaka is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by January and April. February’s average wind speed of around 7.8 knots (8.9 MPH or 14.4 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 15.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Matsusaka.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Feb 7.8 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Mar 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Apr 7.7 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
May 7.6 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Jun 6.7 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Jul 6.3 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Aug 6.7 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Sep 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Oct 6.3 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Nov 6.2 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Dec 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 51.3%
Feb 52.3%
Mar 52%
Apr 54.6%
May 58.3%
Jun 69.3%
Jul 70.2%
Aug 68.6%
Sep 65.3%
Oct 60.1%
Nov 57.5%
Dec 51.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Matsusaka?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe, except in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are regional travel advisories for Japan; exercise normal security precautions and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 01, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Matsusaka, Japan is May, followed by October and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Matsusaka in July. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 82.7 in July means 82.7% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Matsusaka Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76.2°F (24.6°C) and 52.9°F (11.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Matsusaka, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85.3°F (29.6°C) and 58.9°F (14.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Matsusaka to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 55.8°F (13.2°C) and 48.3°F (9.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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